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Argentinian operator finds answer to bearing headache

Grupo Servicios Maritimos, an Argentinian company with maritime, inland waterways and port activity operations, found excessive tailshaft wear was being experienced on some vessels operating conventional rubber bearings in a mix of

Thordon Bearings names Scott Groves VP-Sales

Thordon Bearings has appointed Scott Groves as Vice President – Sales, with a mandate to “grow profitable sales” and build upon the company’s leading position in the global pollution-free bearings and seals

Thordon Bearings look good for thirty years of problem-free cruising

A recent inspection of the twenty-year-old Thordon water-lubricated propeller shaft bearings installed on a twin-screw cruise ship were found to be within classification society parameters and suitable for continued use for a

Second of two battery-powered RO/ROs to be retrofitted with Thordon bearings

The bow doors of Tycho Brahe — one of the two battery-powered RO/RO ferries operated on the 20-minute Helsingør, Denmark-Helsingborg, Sweden route by ForSeas Ferries —are to be retrofitted with grease-free ThorPlas-Blue

Thordon Bearings polymer pioneer wins Sperry Award

Thordon Bearings founder George A. (Sandy) Thomson, a pioneer in the development of advanced polymer materials, has been presented with the 2019 Elmer A. Sperry Award in recognition of “leading the innovation

Thordon appoints Neil Cooper as VP Sales

Burlington, Ontario, headquartered Thordon Bearings has appointed Neil Cooper as Vice-President, Sales, with the mandate to build on the company’s leading position in the global water-lubricated bearings market and to drive continued

Thordon SeaThigor shaft seals gain first icebreaker reference

Thordon Bearings has received a Canadian Coast Guard contract to supply six SeaThigor shaft seals for retrofit installations on three icebreakers. The 5,910 grt CCGS Pierre Radisson and sister ships CCGS Amundsen

Viking takes delivery of sixth ship with Thordon water-lubricated system

The 930-passenger Viking Jupiter, delivered earlier this month by Fincantieri’s Ancona, Italy shipyard, is the sixth cruise ship delivered by the shipbuilder to Viking Cruise. It is also the sixth in the

Thordon Bearings offers lifetime guarantee on its water lubricated propeller shaft bearing system

SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 — Family owned Thordon Bearings, Inc., has been a leading manufacturer of high performance, oil and grease-free bearing systems, seals and other shaft line products for the global marine,

Study makes case for seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearings

SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 — A new study highlights the commercial and environmental benefits of seawater lubricated propeller shaft bearing arrangements. Published by Thordon Bearings, it indicates that substantial operational savings can be